Bett Awards 2018 finalists

Finalists for the 20th annual Bett Awards give schools, colleges and universities a snapshot of some of the most innovative solutions on the market

Entries to the awards, considered to be the most prominent in the sector, are judged on uniqueness and diversity, their ability to meet the needs of the education sector, the quality, accessibility and delivery of their service or solution. The selected finalists have been chosen by a panel of independent educators and are recognised as ‘best of breed’ amongst the sector.  

Innovator of the year finalists

Axle Education creators of DPR, an interactive online learning platform which allows schools to set up differentiated learning journeys for students and allows staff to see live reports of students’ development and understanding. 

iBoardTouch which has all the usual tools, pens, shapes and backgrounds that come with interactive software but with the addition of new software that allows teachers to open multiple file types, search for material created by other teachers, and supplement their own lessons with content available online. 

Learning by Questions an online service that allows teachers to set questions which students can complete at their own pace, getting instant feedback and enabling teachers to intervene to support struggling students.

MathsWatch Ltd allows for the setting and automated marking of maths work with a key differentiating feature; it can mark students’ work to figure the answer out, as well as marking the maths questions as a human marker would, giving students instant feedback.

MyTutor provides one-to-one tutoring lessons online, pairing students with bright and inspiring role models who are currently studying at the UK’s leading universities. 

Pi-top uses a unique design of a ‘modular laptop’ that aims to encourage experimentation with electronics and coding in the STEAM subjects, and creates educative projects based in the real world. 

SAM Labs supplies wireless blocks that aim to help teachers integrate computing and programming in the classroom. The blocks support students to develop critical thinking, problem-solving, communication and collaboration skills. 

Spongy Elephant Ltd aims to facilitate CPD by using micro-learning and gamification. It builds a CPD record for each member of staff and saves money on training days. 

Early Years Content

 – Early Excellence Ltd Early Excellence Assessment Tracker (EExAT)

 – EZ Education DoodleMaths

 – Genee World Genee Learn Hub

 – iCompute iCompute in the EYFS

 – Learning A-Z Raz-Plus

 – PAPOO Games Animals

 – Primo Toys Cubetto

 – Yellow Door Pre-Writing & Letter Formation


Primary Content

 – 2Simple Ltd Purple Mash

 – IdeasWise Ltd ReadingWise Comprehension

 – JMB Education Grammar Heroes

 – London Grid for Learning and Computeam Sigurd and the Dragon VR

 – Oxford University Press Numicon Interactive Whiteboard Software

 – Picture News Picture News

 – Scholastic Ltd Scholastic Reading Pro

 – Times Tables Rock Stars Times Tables Rock Stars

 – TTS Group Ltd StoryTime Phonics


Secondary Content

 – 3P Learning Mathletics

 – Blue Duck Education Ltd

 – Boardworks Ltd Doddle

 – Collins Collins Bettermarks

 – Exa Networks GCSE Computer Science MOOC


 – MathsWatch Ltd MathsWatch

 – Tes Institute Subject Knowledge Enhancement: English

 – This Is Language Ltd


Whole School Aids for Learning, Teaching and Assessment

 – 2Eskimos 2Eskimos Reading Assessment

 – 2Simple 2Build a Profile

 – B Squared Evisense

 – Communication Across Cultures Learning Village

 – EDLounge Ltd EDVirtual by EDLounge

 – InfoMentor InfoMentor

 – Satchel Show My Homework

 – School Explained Learning Ladders


Classroom Aids for Learning, Teaching and Assessment

 – Adaptemy Adaptemy Maths

 – Gaia Technologies PLC Primary Computing Framework

 – Impero Impero Education Pro

 – LGfL DigiSafe/ROAR Educate CyberPass

 – Boxlight Boxlight Labdisc

 – Pobble Pobble

 – Sensory Guru Mobile Magic Carpet

 – Visual Education Wordwall

Special Educational Needs Solutions

 – 3Doodler 3Doodler Start Bundle

 – B Squared Ltd Evisense

 – Crick Software Ltd Clicker 7

 – Matchware Ltd MindView Assistive Technology Edition

 – Scanning Pens Ltd C-Pen Reader

 – Special iApps C.I.C. Special Stories

 – TakeTen Ltd TakeTen

 – Widgit Software InPrint 3


Digital Devices

 – Acer UK Ltd Acer CloudProfessor

 – Avantis Education ClassVR

 – Clevertouch Clevertouch Plus Series

 – Data Harvest Group Ltd EasySense Vu+ Data Logger

 – Padcaster Padcaster

 – pi-top pi-top

 – Prowise Prowise ProLine+

 – Scanning Pens Ltd C-Pen Exam Reader

 – SMART Technologies SMART Board 7000 series interactive display with iQ

 – Vernier Software & Technology GO-DIRECT SENSORS


Leadership and Management solutions

 – Assembly Assembly Analytics for Primary

 – Axle Education Dynamic Progress Reporting (DPR)

 – Capita SIMS SIMS SchoolView

 – Educater Educater STATonline

 – Edurio Edurio

 – Meritec (CPOMS) CPOMS

 – New Media Learning Ltd/4Matrix 4Matrix

 – ScholarPack ScholarPack

 – The Key Support Services Limited Compliance Tracker from The Key


Exporter of the Year

 – Data Harvest Group Ltd

 – Frog Education

 – GL Education

 – Scanning Pens Ltd

 – Titus Learning



Service and Support

 – Joskos Solutions

 – Link2ICT

 – London CLC

 – Plum Innovations Ltd

 – South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL)

 – Trust Ltd

 – Telford & Wrekin Council


Company of the Year (less than £3m turnover)

 – 2Eskimos LTD

 – Edukey Education Ltd

 – HegartyMaths

 – Medical Tracker

 – New Era Education

 – PG Online Ltd

 – School Explained


Company of the Year (over £3m turnover)

 – Avocor

 – bksb

 – Dataspire Solutions Limited

 – EES for Schools

 – Frog Education

 – Impero Software

 – Joskos Solutions

 – Promethean

 – Scholastic Ltd

Free Digital Content or Open Educational Resources

 – Barefoot Computing Barefoot Computing

 – CTVC Ltd/ TrueTube

 – Fish in a bottle (Client: YourLife) Future Finder

 – Frog Education National Theatre: On Demand

 – Jisc Hairdressing Training

 – Mathigon Mathigon

 – Smile and Learn Digital Creations Smart Library

 – The CREATE Education Project The CREATE Education Project

 – Twig World Ltd Reach Out Reporter


International Digital Education Resource

 – 3P Learning New Mathletics

 – bksb bksbLIVE 2

 – Creaza AS Creaza

 – Discovery Education Discovery Education Egyptian Knowledge Bank

 – Growing Minds Media LLC MUZZY BBC

 – seppo seppo

 – Special iApps C.I.C. Special Words

 – Texthelp Read&Write


Educational Apps

 – 2Eskimos 2Eskimos Reading Assessment

 – bulb Digital Portfolios bulb Digital Portfolios

 – ExploreLearning ExploreLearning Reflex

 – Gooseberry Planet Ltd Gooseberry Planet Ltd

 – i3-Technologies Holding NV i3LEARNHUB

 – Take7 Music Take7 Music

 – Texthelp EquatIO

 – Zeta Astro Algebra


Best Education Support Resource for Parents or Home Learning

 – EDLounge Ltd EDClass by EDLounge

 – Extramarks Education Singapore PTE Ltd Extramarks Smart Study Pack and Extramarks Smart Study Tab

 – EZ Education DoodleMaths

 – GenericMaths Ltd

 – Learning A-Z Raz-Plus

 – Satchel Show My Homework

 – Tassomai Tassomai

 – Touch-type Read and Spell (TTRS) Ltd TTRS Online Touch-type Read and Spell


Start-up of the Year

 – Classlist

 – GDPR in Schools

 – KUBO Robotics

 – Learning by Questions

 – RedboxVR Ltd

 – SupplyNow

 – Veative Labs Pte Ltd

 – Zen Educate


Higher or Further Education Digital Services

 – Amplify Trading FlowTrader

 – bksb bksbLIVE 2

 – connect C-Live

 – D2L D2L Brightspace

 – Digitalme and Credly Digitalme.Credly

 – McGraw-Hill Education Connect2

 – Meetoo Ltd Meetoo

 – Mindful Education Blended Learning Solution



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